Bridge Jam 2019 Info & frequently asked questions

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What is Bridge Jam?

New River Events is proud to announce the 5th Annual Bridge Jam music and craft beer festival happening August 23rd & 24th, 2019 at Cascade Festival Grounds in Fayetteville, WV. This two day event – which happens in conjunction with the Spartan North American Championship Races – features live music from world-class national and regional performers, a selection of craft beer from some of the best brewers in the country, and local artisan foods.

Bridge Jam 2019

Bridge Jam is held at the gorgeous Cascade Festival Grounds at Gaines Field – located just a mile away from the New River Gorge Bridge in the heart of Fayetteville.  Family friendly onsite camping at Bridge Jam will alleviate the need for unnecessary driving.

Where is Bridge Jam?

Bridge Jam is held at the Cascade Festival Grounds at Gaines Field in Fayetteville WV.  The sprawling property is only a short distance away from the New River Gorge Bridge, local Fayetteville attractions, and within 10mi. of Summit Bechtel Reserve – home of the Spartan North American Championship Races – 2019 WEST VIRGINIA TRIFECTA PRESENTED BY YOKOHAMA TIRE & WEST VIRGINIA TRAIL 21K AND 10K.

Vehicles can enter the Cascade Festival Grounds from the Fayetteville High School Parking lot at 515 W. Maple Ave, Fayetteville, WV  25840.


What time do the gates open? When can I come?

Gates will open on Friday August 23rd, 2019 at 4pm to all General Admission ticket holders.

Gates will open Saturday August 24th, 2019 at 9am to all General Admission ticket holders.

Gates will close between the hours of 1am and 8am Saturday morning.

Is Camping Included with the Cost of My Ticket?

Bridge Jam offers a both tent camping and RV camper parking options. In previous years, these options include (2) 2-Day General Admission Passes.  Bridge Jam 2019 has changed to separate all admission passes from camping passes.  You will need to purchase General Admission passes to enter the festival grounds, and you’ll need a separate Tent Camping Pass or an RV Camping Pass to setup your campsite in the campground.

Camping is not included with General Admission.  General Admission is not included with Tent Camping or RV Camping passes.

Tent Camping Passes are $50 and Includes Camping Spot for (1) Tent on Friday 8/23/2019 through Saturday 8/24/2019.

RV Camping Passes are $100 and Includes 20′ x 50′ Camping Spot for 1 RV + 1 Passenger Vehicle on Friday 8/23/2019 through Saturday 8/24/2019.

Glamping Package is available as well, see below for more information.

Visit our TICKETING PAGE for more information, or to purchase yours TODAY!

Glamping Package Still Available

Bridge Jam offers a Glamping Package, for those with VIP camping swag!  (2) General Admission weekend passes are included with the purchase of a Glamping Package.

The Glamping Package (only 1 available for limited time) Includes Private Site in Campground w/ Large Canvas Frame Tent on Platform That Sleeps Up To 6 on Friday 8/23/2019 through Saturday 8/24/2019

+ (2) 2-Day General Admission passes for Friday and Saturday (An $80 Value!).

Visit our TICKETING PAGE for more information, or to purchase yours TODAY!

Campground Information

The campground will open at noon on Friday and close at 4:00 PM on Sunday.

Firewood will be available for sale at the campground. Firewood may not be transported to the campground that is not locally sourced to prevent the spread of invasive insects.

Portable toilets are provided at the campsite. Separate men’s and women’s shower facilities are available ¼ mile from the campground.  See the campground manager for the access codes.

Hookups are not available for campers and RV’s. Campers and RV’s can bring quiet generators.

Cars may enter the camping area for set up and take down. Cars are prohibited from the camping area at other times.

Do I Need To Purchase A Parking Pass?

Parking passes are not required for Bridge Jam 2019.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter Bridge Jam 2019?

Bridge Jam is an all-ages event. Children under 6 yrs. old are admitted free. Ages 6-15 will pay 1/2 price at the door.  16+ will need to purchase standard General Admission or VIP Admission pass.

21+ ID is required to purchase alcohol.

Where can I inquire about being a Sponsor?

Feel free to reach out to become a sponsor of this year’s Bridge Jam 2019!

Where can I inquire about being a Vendor?
Part of what makes a great festival is the crew of hard working folks that make up the community of vendors. If you’re interested in becoming a vendor at Bridge Jam, fill out our ONLINE VENDOR APPLICATION today!
How can I get Press Credentials?

If you are a member of the press and would like to apply for media credentials to attend and cover Bridge Jam 2019, please Fill Out Our Press Contact Form.  Applications must be received by Sunday, August 18, 2019.  If you have any questions, please contact

Where can I inquire about being a Volunteer?

We get by with a little help from our friends!  If you’d like to find out how to volunteer at Bridge Jam 2019, please contact

Is ADA accessible parking available?
New River Events is committed to serving the entire community, including festival goers with disabilities.  Alert the Box Office staff when you arrive if you need any assistance. To make arrangements prior to arrival, reach out to:
Will tickets be for sale at the gates?

IF AVAILABLE, General Admission – VIP – Camping – RV  passes will be available at the gate on the day of show

Party tents will not be available at the gate.

Tickets can be purchased before the festival dates at a discount, so get yours TODAY!

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What Can / Can't I Bring?

The Necessities:  The following items may help keep you during the Bridge Jam festivities.

  • Camping requires a little elbow grease, and a few supplies.  Shelter (such as a tent), and bedding ( sleeping bags / blankets) can prevent waking up cold, wet, and grumpy.  Tents, EZ Ups, Shelters are NOT PERMITTED at stage areas.
  • Stainless steel or plastic water vessels are allowed, but must be EMPTY before permitted on festival grounds / away from camping areas.  We encourage you to drink up!
  • Lawn chairs, while certainly not a necessity, are creature comforts that can provide relief from hours of dancing.  Lawn chairs are permitted.

CAMP SITES ONLY: In order to maintain the beauty of our venue, the safety of our attendees, the integrity of our event, and the love of our community; the following items are permitted AT DESIGNATED CAMPING AREAS, but are prohibited on the Festival Grounds (ie. Stage Areas, Vendor Areas).

  • Outside Alcohol
  • Outside Food
  • Beverages
  • Coolers
  • Cans or ANY LIQUID CONTAINING VESSEL will not be permitted on festival grounds, stage areas, or outside of designated camping areas. Exceptions can be made on a case by case basis for infants/small children and anyone with a medical condition. EMPTY Stainless Steel / Plastic Water Vessels will be permitted, and water stations will be available.

Deal Breakers:  In order to maintain the the safety of our attendees, the following items are prohibited at Bridge Jam.

      • Glass:  All glass is prohibited at camp sites or on festival grounds…bare feet are allowed, and bare feet do not jive with broken glass.
      • Weapons:  Weapons of any kind will not be permitted at camp sites or on festival grounds.
      • Pets:  We love our pets just as much as you.  But, in order to respect our neighbors and our venue, only Registered Service Animals will be allowed at camp sites or on festival grounds.
      • Illegal Substances:  We are respectful of the communities in which we operate.  Illicit Drug use is not condoned, allowed, or permitted.
      • Cameras are prohibited in the festival grounds.

      • Drones are prohibited in the campground and festival grounds.

      • Fireworks are prohibited in the campground and festival grounds.

*Security will be on site, and confiscations will be made if the above rules are not followed.

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